Samburu is a magical haven of beauty on Kenya's northern frontier home to an astonishing population of wildlife including several species unique to the region like the Reticulated Giraffe, Grevy's Zebra, Gerenuk and the blue legged Ostrich. The Reserve is also home to Lion, Cheetah, Buffalo and look out for the shy Leopard lying lazily on a tree. You will also see large herds of Elephant making their way to the muddy waters of the Ewaso Nyiro River in the morning or on their way up to the hills in the evening.
Airkenya flies twice daily to Samburu, both Kalama and Buffallo springs airstrips.
Samburu offers vistas of rounded‚ rugged hills and undulating plains. The mix of wood and grassland with riverine forest and swamp home to a wide variety of birds. Samburu and its neighboring Buffalo Springs has recorded over 400 species of birds. Game viewing is excellent all year round. At sunset‚ Doum palms form breathtaking silhouettes against the red and gold streaked sky.
The climate is hot and dry.
Activities include: game viewing‚ bird and nature walks.
Clients flying from Samburu can connect to Mara via Nanyuki in the high season or in the low season via Wilson Airport on the 1400hrs service to the Maasai Mara.
HELICOPTER SCENIC FLIGHTS:
Northern Kenya: enjoy stunning volcanic geography flying up via the Ololukwe monolith, the Suguta Valley, Silale Crater and all the way up to Lake Logipi, exploring sites with rich history only Helicopters can get you to.
Mount Kenya breakfast: depart at day break for an early mountain flight to Mount Kenya; enjoy a spot of fishing, before exploring the mountain. This flight is weather dependant and is always at the Pilot discretion.
High Season: 21st December to 31st March and 1st July to 31st October
Mid Season: 1st November to 20th December
Low Season: 1st April to 30th June
Fares are valid from 21st December 2017 to 20th December 2018
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